How does winter affect seniors?
As the temperatures in many regions of the country decrease, the hazard of injury and health complications amongst seniors usually rises. Of course, in Florida this is seldom a problem, however for those of us who are snow birds, or have family and friends up north, the winter can be the cause of some serious health conditions. Snow and ice, for instance, can increase the possibility of falling. Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure generated by cold fronts can worsen joint pain.
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